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Popping Filter Effect?
Old 9th September 2011
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Popping Filter Effect?

I recorded a rap artist yesterday with a serious P problem, he POPs the hell out of those Ps regardless of my pop filter.

Is there any plugin or effect I can throw on his vocals to calm the strength of his Ps?
Old 9th September 2011
  #2
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Move the pop filter back and make sure it's not attached to the same stand as the mic (the stand will act as a transducer).
Old 9th September 2011
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Have you already tried differnt microphone positions (not directly in front of the mouth. little bit lower/higher off-axis)

You can feel the blast of air by your hand. Hold your flat hand 10 inches before your mouth while saying some p-words. Move your hand down and to the side. You will find a position where the p-air is much less powerful. That would be a good position to reduce the p-noise.

peace
Old 9th September 2011
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no i have never even heard of not rapping directly into the mic. i read that some singer do that for doubles but i didn't know some rappers do it too.

the pop filter on a different stand, that's new, i've never heard of that neither. when you say move it back, you mean further away from the mic right?
Old 9th September 2011
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if retracking isnt possible, volume automation or possibly dynamic eqing can help.
Old 9th September 2011
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It CAN be editted out but it isn't perfect. It CAN be automated out but again isn't perfect. I would try retracking if possible, if not try the first two methods I suggested. If you need someone to do it I am available for a cost.
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